On celebrating the organizational identity metaphor: A rejoinder to cornelissen

Dennis A. Gioia, Majken Schultz, Kevin Corley

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Abstract

We disagree strongly with Cornellssen's critique of the organizational identity metaphor on grounds that he: Seriously underplays the generative strength of metaphor in the study of organizations; inappropriately applies the standards of assessment from one paradigm to the approaches of another; and raises false concerns about issues of self reference, reification and multilevel transference of concepts, among others.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-275
Number of pages7
JournalBritish Journal of Management
Volume13
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 2002
Externally publishedYes

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Organizational identity
Paradigm
Self-reference
Reification
Transference

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  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Strategy and Management

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On celebrating the organizational identity metaphor : A rejoinder to cornelissen. / Gioia, Dennis A.; Schultz, Majken; Corley, Kevin.

In: British Journal of Management, Vol. 13, No. 3, 12.2002, p. 269-275.

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